We’ve all taken part in those team-building exercises. You know the ones. Like catching your teammates when they fall backward, hoping that when it’s your turn you don’t get the guy from accounts that really doesn’t like you. They’re supposed to be fun and inclusive. In reality, they often end up being awkward and embarrassing. But they are aimed at building very important qualities within a team. Trust and respect are essential within teams. Without them, teams just won’t work. Trusting someone means that you know you can rely on them. Respecting someone means that you can rely on their ability and knowledge. Trust and respect go hand in hand. After all, you can’t really trust someone you don’t respect, right? By the end of this course, you’ll be able to: • Understand the importance of trust and respect • Identify the benefits of trust and respect • Build trust and respect within your team Why take this course? If you’re a manager, team leader, or member of a team, you need to be able to trust and respect those around you in order to meet goals effectively. This course will show you the importance of trust and respect within teams, how to build these qualities, and their benefits in the workplace. 10 mins | SCORM | Takeaway Tasks
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Co-operative education is a three-way partnership between the university, students and employers. Students apply their classroom knowledge in a series of four-month work experiences. You, the employer, enhance a student’s education, while reaping the unique benefits of CO-OP employees.
- Year-round access to well-motivated, qualified employees.
- Access to potential full-time staff in a controlled environment, reducing your costs and risks.
- Access to a cost-effective source of temporary employees for peak periods or special projects.
- A say in what students learn by working with the university.
- Promotion of your organization as one that believes in developing the potential of young people.
- Access to a great pool of French-speaking, English-speaking and bilingual students.
Most work terms run at least 15 weeks, or four months. They can be no shorter than 13 weeks. Some master’s students, as well as some science and engineering students, are available for 8 or 12 months’ work terms.
All jobs are reviewed by a CO-OP Program Coordinator, and only those providing students with work experience related to their professional development are approved. Administrative activities involved in a job should be less than 10% of the entire workload.
When you first contact SSC, you are assigned one of our Program Coordinators, depending on your discipline of interest. This person is your main contact in our office. As you move through the recruitment process, you also work with a representative from CO-OP Administrative Services, who assists with job posting and interview scheduling.